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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Influence Of Frailty Phenotype Items On Functional Capacity And Falls Occurrence In Frail Community-dwelling Older Adults Analysis Of Fibra Study
Abstract: Background: Items of frailty phenotype and frailty load can differently influence functional capacity and risk of falls in frail older adults. Methods: The FIBRA study is a cross-sectional, multicentric, and multidisciplinary investigation of 617 community-dwelling older adults from Brazil considered frail by the frailty phenotype. Results and Conclusion: Functional capacity for basic activities of daily living was different for those older adults positive at gait slowness (P =.002); for instrumental activities of daily living differences occurred for 4 positive items; for falls differences appeared only for gait slowness (P =.30). As older adults are considered frail, frailty load is not strongly associated with functional capacity and falls occurrence. © 2016 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc.
Editor: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Citation: Topics In Geriatric Rehabilitation. Lippincott Williams And Wilkins, v. 32, p. 74 - 80, 2016.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1097/TGR.0000000000000096
Address: https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-84969509175&partnerID=40&md5=ee32a8b9796e57e9d3d7e7fd99ba2f78
Date Issue: 2016
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